The townspeople of Virginia City turn against Leta Malvet (Susan Oliver when her father and brother are hanged for murder. With nowhere else to turn, Leta latches on to the only person to show her any kindness: Clay Renton (Jack Lord), a "retired" outlaw. Also appearing are Edward C. Platt as Harvey Bufford and Mark Allen as Garth. "The Outcast" was written by Thomas Thompson and was originally telecast on January 9, 1960.
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